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Good weather, harvest rates for antelope opener

Antelope hunters enjoyed good weather and slightly above-average harvest rates for the general season opening weekend.


The weather over the weekend was pleasant, making it attractive for hunters to get out into the field, said wildlife biologist Steve Atwood.

The Hysham check station reported 120 parties and 210 hunters passing through on Sunday. Eighty-one percent of hunters reported a harvest, which is about 7% above average for the opening weekend of antelope season. Most hunters report seeing adequate or improving numbers of antelope in the areas they hunted. Crews checked 153 antel...


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